Monthly Archives: June 2012

  • Modern Day Slavery in Europe

    [ Saturday July 14, 2012; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Middlesbrough Diocesan Women’s Commission (Diocesan Network of National Board of Catholic Women) present a talk by Sr Imelda Poole IBVM who will speak on ‘Modern Day Slavery in Europe: An Approach to the Work of Anti-Trafficking in Europe with Particular Insights from Albania and the Southern Balkans and with reference to the Olympic Games’

    At St [...]

  • Please Help the Fellowship

    Lloyd’s TSB Bank, through is seeking to help local charities.
    Please use this opportunity to help the Middlesbrough Catholic Fellowship which helps disabled children and teenagers. The Fellowship is open to any denomination.
    Please also vote by text to 61119 and writing VOTE TS4 in the message section. You will get an acknowledgement within minutes that [...]

  • Summertime Special 2012

    Summertime Special will be returning to the stage in July 2012.
    The proceeds of the Summertime Special are being divided three ways between The Lourdes Sick Fund, The Cathedral 25th Anniversary Appeal and the Children’s Orphanage in the Holy Land.
    Please see the poster below for more details. Click here to download a poster

  • New Permanent Deacon

    Neil Galloway, who is to be ordained as a Permanent Deacon in St Mary’s Cathedral at 12.00 pm on Saturday 30th June, reflects on vocation. On that same day, James Benfield will be ordained Deacon at Oscott College as he progresses towards ordination to the priesthood for our Diocese in due course. Please pray for [...]

  • A View from the Venerable English College, Rome

    Father John Paul Leonard, a priest of the Diocese of Middlesbrough currently on the Staff of the Venerable English College, writes about Seminary life.
    It is said to be a truism that you arrive at seminary at the time you are meant to arrive. You then progress to ordination, or discern that your vocation lies elsewhere, [...]

  • Annual Postgate Walk

    Egton Bridge to Ugthorpe
    Sunday 1st July
    Journey with Blessed Nicholas Postgate
    Join Father William Massie and our Seminarians
    Follow in the footsteps of Blessed Nicholas Postgate
    setting off from St Hedda’s Church, Egton Bridge
    and ending at St Anne’s Church, Ugthorpe.
    at St Hedda’s from 11.00 am
    WALK WILL BEGIN AT 11.30 am
    Terrain is not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs.
    We will arrive [...]

  • Invocation 2012

    Where and When?
    Invocation 2012 is a national discernment festival for young people, to be held in the grounds of St Mary’s College, Oscott in the Archdiocese of Birmingham from Friday 6th July – Sunday 8th July 2012.
    What is It?
    This national festival is aimed at young men and women aged 16-35, who are looking to deepen [...]

  • Charity Cycle Ride

    Young Catholics including Ryan Day, 27, a Middlesbrough Diocesan seminarian, will embark on a mammoth bike ride covering the length of the United Kingdom this summer to bear witness to their faith and raise money for three charities. 
    Land’s End 2012 is the brainchild of Anna-Marie and Gregory Treloar, who were part of a sibling-trio that [...]

  • The Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul which is celebrated on 29th June meant a great deal to Father Nicholas Postgate, our martyr of the moors. It was the date he left the English College at Douai in 1630 to join the English Mission. After a very basic education at Egton, probably by his [...]

  • Annual Postgate Rally

    St Anne’s, Ugthorpe
    (Outdoors, weather permitting)
    with Concelebrated Mass at 3.00 pm
    in honour of the English & Welsh Martyrs
    and Blessed Nicholas Postgate
    Principal Celebrant
    Right Reverend Terence Patrick Drainey
    Sunday 1st July
    Hymns from 2.30 pm
    Mass at 3.00 pm